Help Georgia College Celebrate Campus Sustainability Month!

Held every October, Campus Sustainability Month is an international celebration of sustainability in higher education. Throughout the month, colleges and universities organize events on campus and elsewhere to engage and inspire incoming students and other campus stakeholders to become sustainability change agents. These events include teach-ins, sustainability pledge drives, zero-energy concerts, waste audits, green sporting events, letter-writing campaigns, service projects and much more!

Each week during the month of October will have a different theme, each focusing on one aspect of sustainability:

October 5-11: Energy Efficiency Week

  • Topics will include water and air quality, pollution, fossil fuels, and energy efficiency
  • Featured Events: 
    • Energy Efficiency Virtual Roundtable (Register for FREE here!)

October 12-18: Food Systems Week

  • Topics will include agriculture, food waste, and food insecurity
  • Featured Events:
    • October 16: World Food Day
    • Virtual tour of GC’s Community Garden and Compost Facility
    • Swipe Out Hunger Meeting

October 19-25: Global Climate Change Week

  • Topics will include carbon emissions, renewable energy, and green infrastructure
  • Featured Events:
    • Virtual screening of The Human Element
    • Showcase of Luma, the Solar Flower

October 26-31: Zero Waste Week

  • Topics will include recycling, upcycling, compost, and sustainable shopping
  • Featured Events:
    • Hard to Recycle Items Collection Drive
    • Virtual Zero Waste Workshop

***All dates for events can be found on the calendar below.

October at a Glance:

If you are interested in participating in any of these events or learning more about the topic of sustainability, please fill out the form below and let us know which events you are interested in and the Office of Sustainability will follow up with more detailed information about each event you select!

Campus Sustainability Month Interest Form

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